Corn Starch

Corn starch, corn flour starch or maize is the starch derived from the corn (maize) grain. The starch is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel. Corn starch has various applications viz.Food, paper, Textile and Pharmaceutical.


Corn Starch is a food grade corn starch produced from corn under specific process conditions and parameters which comply GMP and FDA product standards.

Physical Properties

Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) has the following physical properties.

Product Label
Package labelling Glucose syrup

Country of Origin

Physical Properties  
Physical form Powder
Colour White to off-White
Particle size (passing
through BS 100


Starch ≥ 98 %
Protein ≤ 0.6 %
Cold water solubles ≤ 0.4 %
Alcoholic acidity
(90% alcohol)
≤ 0.025 %
Moisture ≤ 12 %
Ash ≤ 0.2 %
Acid insoluble Ash ≤ 0.1 %
pH (10%) 5-7

Heavy Metals & Residues  
As ≤ 1.0 mg/kg
Pb ≤ 2.5 mg/kg
Hg ≤ 1.0 mg/kg
Cd ≤ 1.5 mg/kg
Fe ≤ 50 mg/kg

Total counts ≤ 10000 cfu/g
Coliforms ≤ 30 MPN/100g
Yeast & Molds ≤ 100 cfu/g
E. Coli Absent
Salmonella Absent
Pathogenic Bacteria Absent

Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) can be used in various applications in
the food industries. It is mainly used as thicker,
stabiliser, binder, filler, moisture retention agent,
adjusting texture, etc. Some of the end-uses of
Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) are;

  1. Ice-cream
  2. Instant desserts
  3. Custard powder
  4. Sauces & Gravies
  5. Bakery
  6. Snacks & prepared Foods
  7. Beverages
  8. Confectionery
  9. Dairy
  10. Meat

Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) should be stored in a cool dry place, away from strong light and high temperature. When stored under proper conditions Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) will maintain its declared specifications for at least 24

Corn Starch ( Food Grade ) is available in 25 kg HDPE bag and 25 kg Kraft paper bag. Special packaging is also available on request.

Technical Services
Our technical services laboratory shall be pleased to provide more information covering specific applications for this product or discuss any particular problem, which may occur in the industry.

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The information contained in this leaflet is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate, but recommendations or suggestion, which may be made, are without any guarantee since the conditions of use are beyond our control. Adventure does not guarantee that the products can be used as described above without prior positive testing at your end. â„¢ registered by Adventure.

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